Darren McQuade - Close-up Magician - North Ockendon, London

Darren McQuade - Close-up Magician | North Ockendon, London

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Country: United Kingdom
Based In: North Ockendon, London
Performs: Nationwide
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Darren McQuade is one of the UK's top Close-up and Stage Magicians. He is the producer and host of The Magicians Shocase, London's top magic night! Based in the South East of England, Darren is available to perform at Weddings, Parties, Corporate events and more.
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Darren McQuade is one of only a small handfull of full time professional magicians, having performed all over the UK, astonishing thousands of people along the way.
He can mingle with all your guests at any event performing close-up magic, which has become incredibly popular over the last few years following its big success on TV from the likes of David Baline and Dynamo. Forget stages, trap doors and mirrors, this is magic right in your face, up close and personal. Cards change in your very own hand, objects float and things vanish then reappear right before your eyes!. Close-up magic is ...


Darren was born on 16th March 1983. He spent most of his early life living in Grays, Essex, attending Thameside and The Grays School before moving on to Thurrock Technical College to earn an A-level in Art and a National Diploma in Graphic Design.
He had various interests as a child, but the only thing to stick was magic (apparently being a Ghostbuster or a Ninja Turtle wasn't a viable career option) which he moved straight into after leaving college.
He has gone on to become on of the counties top magicians, bringing joy and amazement to thousands of happy clients!
He is also an ac ...

Reviews     (7 Reviews)

Darren McQuade - Close-up Magician - North Ockendon, London Event Location: Essex Event Type: Birthday 24th April 2017
"I just wanted to say a big thank you for entertaining us on sunday at my dad's 60th birthday party! You were, once again, amazing and everyone is still talking about the magic man!! My dad is still amazed with the lemon trick!! Once again thank you and I can't wait to see you again!!"
Reviewed by: Carla Taylor
Darren McQuade - Close-up Magician - North Ockendon, London Event Location: London Event Type: Wedding 24th April 2015
"Just to say thank you for all your hard work on Saturday. Everyone had a fantastic evening and you added to the fun. Many thanks again"
Reviewed by: Claire Archer
Darren McQuade - Close-up Magician - North Ockendon, London Event Location: Kent Event Type: Wedding 18th March 2013
"Thank you so much for a truly magical & entertaining time on Sunday! You were loved by all :-)"
Reviewed by: Ian


Darren has been interested in magic since the age of 5 giving him over 30 years experience in the magical arts, turning proffesional at the age of 18. He has worked in every sort of situation you can imagine and would add the perfect extra special touch to your event.

Previous Clients

Darren has worked for some of the top venues around the UK so you are ensured a quality performance.
He spent 5 years as the resident magician at Castaways Entertainment Restaurant whcih was the largest venue of it's kind in the country. He has also worked for Genting Club for special events at many of their casinos located throughout the UK.
Darren has also appeared at the prestigious London Palladium, a venue that only the very best get to play.
Other clients include Borders Book Ltd, Circle 33 Housing, Royal Mail, Barking Council and many more.....

Suitable for

Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Jewish Wedding Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions

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